The rehab don’t work, so don’t go, go, go
On road-pricing and how rehab became the 'the new black': read Mick Hume's columns in The Times (London) this week.
Tuesday 20 February:
‘Everybody is honking horns about roads policy, from the extension of the London congestion charge to road-pricing proposals. Yet one question has been shunted off the political map: whatever happened to big investment in new roads? Maybe we could expend less energy on constructing driving-related debates that go round in circles, and more on building the new roads that society needs to get moving….’
Friday 23 February:
‘Here are the headlines. Robbie Williams, popular singer, is in rehab. Britney Spears, popular singer, is in and out of rehab. So are Jade Goody, unpopular celebrity “minger”, Pete Doherty, celebrity drug addict, and Kate Moss, celebrity cocaine nonuser. Caprice, celebrity bra wearer, has denied reports that she is in rehab….’
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